Using Google Calendar

Google calendar connectionOnce completed, you will be able to use Google Calendar functionality on Sakurabook.In this guide, we will introduce the flow of usage and how to use it.

๐Ÿ“Œ YoutubeSakurabook channelWe also have two video guides for you to watch.

There are two ways to create an appointment and see it in your Google Calendar. The first is to manually create a booking from your admin site dashboard.Manage BookingsSee guide.Another way is to use the Sakurabook reservation wizard within the Shopify store.Booking WizardSee guide.


Manual Booking from Dashboard

โ—๏ธ This method is for Shopify site administrators and their staff who have access to the Shopify admin site. Shopify site customers cannot create reservations this way.

  1. Access the Sakurabook dashboard site.

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  2. Click on the calendar where you want to create a booking.

  3. Fill in all the necessary details, and make sure that the Staff and Service Type is correct.

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  4. After you click on the Create button, a booking is created and it appears on the Dashboard.

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  5. Your customer receives an invoice email from Shopify and completes the purchase.After that, the customer has to pay for the order in a few simple steps.This flow can be customized, but below are the usual steps.

    • Click on the Complete your purchase button in the email.

    • Fill in your details, then go to the next page.
    • Fill in the payment details, use Bogus Gateway for test orders. Then pay for the order by clicking the Pay now button.

    • See the confirmation page.
  6. Customers will receive an automated order confirmation email from Shopify after completing the booking payment process.

  7. Apart from the order confirmation email automatically sent from Shopify, the Sakurabook app will automatically send a reservation confirmation email that contains the details of the reservation.

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  8. Finally connected to the Sakurabook appGoogle calendarMake sure.If this is your first staff or space booking, you should see your newly created calendar in the left menu.Each staff and space has a calendar.These calendars are synced with the Sakurabook admin site dashboard.

    ๐Ÿ“Œ Currently, changes in Google Calendar cannot be reflected in Sakurabook's calendar.It is planned for future development.

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Booking Wizard

โ—๏ธ This section explains how customers who mainly use the Shopify site can finally use the service.

  1. Follow the steps for reservation inside Booking Wizard.

  2. After the reservation has been paid, the customer will receive an order confirmation email from Shopify with information that the reservation was successfully placed.

  3. At the same time, there is another reservation confirmation email delivered directly from the Sakura Book app.

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  4. Finally, customersGoogle calendarto receive an email with time, location, staff or space details (depending on your booking).

    ๐Ÿ“Œ Currently, it is not possible for Shopify site administrators to reflect changes in Google Calendar.It is planned for future development.

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